Resources

On this page we enumerate all the resources we use in terms of plugins, services, and other tools. Let’s get started!

Hosting

This website is hosted with Kinsta, a premium WordPress hosting provider. Kinsta has been on the market for more than 10 years and has constantly improved and optimized their services. They use technologies such as PHP 7, Nginx, PHP 7, and MariaDB. Furthermore, they offer completely free website migrations, SSL support, constant uptime check, and easy CDN integration. If you are interested in finding out more we have a rigorous Kinsta review with real data and a dashboard tour.

As a more affordable alternative we recommend Bluehost. They provide their WordPress clients with day and night tech support, and free SSL certificate and domain. If you are not completely satisfied with their services they offer a 30-days money back guarantee and their prices can even start as low as $2.95 a month.

Site Speed and Optimization

To optimize the website and improve its speed we use Speed Booster Pack. This is a free WordPress plugin capable of lowering a website’s loading speed and making it rank better on both search engines and speed testing services. Some of this plugin’s features are lazy loading images, exclude scripts, minify CSS styles, etc.

WordPress Theme

The theme used is a custom designed and developed child theme of GeneratePress. GeneratePress is completely free, 100% responsive, and SEO optimized WordPress theme with more than 1,000,000 active installs. We highly recommend it.

WordPress Plugins

Premium plugins we use:

  • AffiliateWP: a WordPress plugin for affiliate tracking.
  • Elementor PRO: a premium drag and drop page builder for WordPress.
  • Optimus HQ: a smart image compression WordPress plugin. Improves a website’s loading speed.

Free Plugins we use:

  • NinjaForms: a plugin for building responsive and complex forms.
  • The SEO Framework: a progressive plugin that offers SEO optimization tools and features.
  • WPS Hide Login: a very useful plugin that allows you to change the login page’s URL to a different one.

Other services

For email marketing purposes we use MailChimp. MailChimp allows you to promote your blog posts, products, and campaigns. Their prices can vary from $10 per month for small businesses to $200 per month for large companies.

Unsplash is our number one favorite place to get photos from. Unsplash’s photo collection is completely free and truly impressive containing thousands of high quality images.

We could not create high quality content without Grammarly. Grammarly checks all our content for grammar and spelling mistakes and is 100% free to use. This is hands down the best solution for content writers.